Nate Parham is a long time NBA fan whose newfound interest in women's basketball led him to managing SBN's Swish Appeal, which covers the WNBA and women's college basketball around the nation. In addition to contributing to Swish Appeal and Golden State of Mind, he has been a women's basketball contributor for the Capital One Cup and espnW.
Nate has covered the WNBA's Seattle Storm as well as the Seattle University Redhawks and Washington Huskies men's and women's basketball teams. Since returning to the Bay Area, he has wandered around covering things from NBA summer league to Pac-12 and WCC women's basketball.
As a Bay Area native, he is unfortunately cursed with a love for the Golden State Warriors, which is only partially offset by the resurgence of the San Francisco 49ers.
People spent a lot of time discussing Skylar Diggins and the "three to see" for good reason, but another significant story line for the 2013 draft class is that it features the most promising point guard class in a number of years.
Over the past few years I've laid out a framework of statistics that I plan to use for team-by-team previews of the WNBA season. There will be a few tweaks in how I've conceptualized things this year so here's a primer for your reference.
The Atlanta Dream announced today that they have waived guard Sydney Carter and veteran forward Cathrine Kraayeveld in addition to suspending forward Yelena Leuchanka to finalize their roster at 11 players.
Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant spoke with reporters in Minneapolis about the devastating storm in Moore, Oklahoma and his support of the WNBA after attending today's Minnesota Lynx game at the Target Center.
This past week, Dave Zirin of The Nation visited the Bay Area and discussed mixing sports and politics, homophia in sports, and the role of women's sports in helping sports culture evolve into an "anti-sexist safe space".
The Chicago Sky have announced the release of forward Sonja Petrovic today, who played 30 games for the team last year.
"I have been excited to play for the Chicago Sky since the day I was drafted and couldn’t think of a better place to continue my career. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity that Pokey and Michael Alter have given me. Having such a great organization, coaching staff and teammates makes me eager to get this season started. I look forward to playing in front of great fans and bringing this city a championship," said Prince.From the Chicago Sky release about signing Epiphanny Prince to a multi-year extension and missing seven regular season games due to her commitment to the Russian National team.
The responses to Liz Cambage's return on the team's Facebook page weren't exactly positive, ranging from being about as impressed as Mikayla to saying she should be sent back to Australia.
Coach Nick of BballBreakdown looks at what the Spurs did to contain Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in last night's 109-91 loss in Game Five.
The Golden State Warriors face the San Antonio Spurs with the series knotted at two apiece after Sunday's thrilling Mother's Day victory.
On Saturday, Jennifer Azzi and the USF women's basketball team hosted the San Antonio Spurs prior to Game Four of their second round matchup with the Golden State Warriors.
Santa Cruz Warriors GM Kirk Lacob comments on having five players at the NBA Development League’s fourth annual Elite Mini Camp and how both the franchise's NBA and D-League organizations can benefit from attending the upcoming events in Chicago.
Mark Jackson finished seventh in Coach of the Year voting with 47 votes after leading the Warriors to a milestone season and a spot in the NBA Playoffs. But how much does that award voting really say about Jackson's coaching ability?
The Warriors blew a 16-point lead in Game 1 against the Spurs last night that was excruciating to watch. But how do we explain it and what does it say about this team?
Here's some good news after last night's loss: Stephen Curry is really good and Sports Illustrated has taken notice.
The Warriors' loss to the Spurs in Game One of the second round was a tough pill to swallow after what would have to be acknowledged as a spectacular game by any neutral observer.
The Warriors being their second round series against the Spurs tonight at 6:30 p.m. PST in San Antonio.
The Warriors have advanced to the second round where they will face the mighty Spurs and their gigantic home court advantage. For some insight into what makes the Spurs tick, we have a Q&A with a writer from SBN's Pounding the Rock.